Invariably individual brilliance alone won't take a player to the mega event as a solid team is essential to get a chance to feature in the mega event.
The Norwegian striker scored a brace in a 3-1 win for Pep Guardiola's side.
City drubbed Southampton 4-0 with Erling Haaland scoring again.
Pep Guardiola's City crushed United 6-3 in the Premier League on Sunday.
Jack Grealish and Phil Foden also scored in the 3-0 win for Pep Guardiola's side.
Haaland grabbed an outrageous 84th-minute winner against his former club.
Erling Haaland scored again but Gerrard's Aston Villa secured a 1-1 draw against Manchester City.
Newcastle United's record signing Alexander Isak scored on his debut to put his side ahead at Anfield but Liverpool snatched a 2-1 victory deep in stoppage time through Fabio Carvalho.
Pep Guardiola's side bounced back from 0-2 to win 4-2 at the Etihad Stadium.
Manchester United's 1-2 defeat came at Old Trafford on Sunday.